Women’s basketball (20-8, 13-3 A-10) clinched its third straight regular-season A-10 title with a seventh straight win at Richmond Wednesday night.
Both Massachusetts and Saint Louis were able to get the better of GW (10-13 A-10) in the Colonials’ first postseason appearance since 2013 and fourth in program history.
Anthony Swan will transfer out of the men’s basketball program, according to a tweet by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.
Sophomore guard Paul Jorgensen will transfer out of the men’s basketball program, according to a tweet by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.
Officially the last Atlantic 10 team left standing in March, the fourth-seeded Colonials will take on the second-seeded Florida Gators of the SEC, a power-conference league that sent three teams to this year’s NCAA Tournament, with a trip to Madison Square Garden and the NIT semifinals on the line.
After losing back-to-back games for the first time this season, at home to Saint Joseph’s and at St. Bonaventure, men’s basketball travels to Duquesne in search of a much-needed Atlantic 10 road win.
Men’s basketball and its fans may still be basking in the glory of a 72–69 win against conference rival VCU (17-6, 9-1 A-10) last weekend, GW’s first ever at the Siegel Center, but the Colonials’ tough Atlantic 10 stretch continues Wednesday night.
Midway through league play, GW’s once-tenacious three-point defense seems to have lost some of its luster.
After giving away a 10-point second-half lead, the Colonials escaped with a 76–70 victory at George Mason Sunday afternoon.
With a quick trip across the Potomac River Sunday afternoon, men’s basketball looks to get back on track after a turbulent start to conference play, which has left them tied for fourth place in the Atlantic 10.